Most people will tell you that Houston rappers are overall a peaceful bunch, but people do carry guns. No less a beloved figure than Pimp C was caught after he got into an altercation at the Foot Locker in Sharpstown Mall; supposedly a policeman saw a gun under Pimp's coat during the fight, followed ... More >>
A parochial school kid takes a leap of faith, transfers to a public high school and gets caught in a whirlwind.
Rejoice. Today is Trae Day, a city-sanctioned holiday that was established in 2008 and champions the efforts of rapper Trae tha Truth, a noted humanitarian, social activist and Asshole by Nature. Two years ago, Trae Day was marred when, following the festivities, gunshots were fired into a ... More >>
my290.comAnyone coming south on 290 trying to get on I-10 knows what a hassle it can be: You come in right at the point where the North Loop becomes the West Loop, then you have to handle all the lane-switching that goes on between people headed Galleria-way and those, like you, trying to jus ... More >>
A tweet from Rice University reminds us that today is the 36th anniversary of Super Bowl VIII, played at Rice Stadium. That's right -- Super Bowl madness in the middle of that cushy neighborhood. Hard to believe. But check out the first two minutes or so of the above video to get a taste of what t ... More >>
Photo by Chasen MarshallHe who has the biggest horn ... Saturday was a miserable day to be dressed in full band attire. It was a warm day and Delmar Stadium is entirely exposed. But over 20 schools had agreed to perform at the HISD Marching Band Festival, and perform they did.The bands came, the ... More >>
Photo by Chasen MarshallLady Gaga couldn't maintain these formations.Screeching trumpets, heart-thumping drum beats and crisp, colorful uniforms will be on display all day Saturday in northwest Houston.The HISD marching band scene will be descending on Delmar Stadium, participating in the third a ... More >>
Kids march towards a better future.Fighting declining interest and funding woes, two HISD high schools offer kids an oom pah pah way to better futures
The Texas Bowl fever is building!! Kinda.This year's match-up between Rice and Western Michigan University isn't exactly setting too many people's hearts on fire, although it should turn out to be an entertaining game.Previous Texas Bowls have had bigger names, though, so this one is flying under th ... More >>
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A vigorous advocate for teachers and the bane of HISD administrators, confrontational union boss Gayle Fallon wields a growing power over the direction of Houston's public schools